1885 · Chicago
by Chicago and Northwestern Railway
Chicago: Chas. N. Trivess, 1885. About very good.. 16pp. Original printed wrappers, stapled. Light to moderate foxing to covers, some light wear. A promotional work for the railroad, this pamphlet is subtitled, "A few testimonies of the results obtained from farming in this wonderful region." The text is comprised of letters written by real residents in this "Wonderland of the Northwest," noting bountiful crop yields and cheap land. The rear cover is a map of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway showing routes from Chicago out to Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and the Dakotas. Relatively scarce.
(Inventory #: 1387)